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Old 16-12-2017, 12:35 AM
A human Being A human Being is offline
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'Opening to things as they are is what it really means to be still, to be quiet, to be in a state of mediation; when you no longer resist reality as it is, you could say that you're in a constant state of meditation. We're not just talking about a moment of contemplation or peace, but rather a way of changing our relationship with life such that our experience is not based in conflict, judgment, and constant evaluation. In this way, meditation becomes something that permeates our life in every moment.' - Adyashanti

'Conflict isn't inherent in existence - existence is just the way it is. Conflict only comes from our relationship with life. Inner conflict only comes from our relationship with ourselves.' - Adyashanti
What is your experience right now, in this moment?
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Old 28-12-2017, 04:21 PM
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Lack of self-awareness is the prime source of unwanted and unnecessary thoughts that disturb our inner peace. - Swami Amartyananda

While living in a normal agitated state of fears, worries and doubts, seeing the deeper truths is impossible. – Satguru Sivayasubramaniyaswami

Equanimity of mind is yoga. - Krishna ( Bhagavad Gita)

Equanimous mind gives rise to a heightened awareness. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

He who has strength of mind will not be agitated . If you are agitated you cannot know the truth. – Yogar Swamigal

Only when your mind is free of fluctuation will it be capable of reflecting the reality the way it is. – Jaggi Vasudev

Seeing everything just the way it is gives you the power and capability to walk through life effortlessly. – Jaggi Vasudev

Everything will turn out successfully, when the mind is not agitated. – Yogar Swamigal
When even one virtue becomes our nature, the mind becomes clean and tranquil. Then there is no need to practice meditation; we will automatically be meditating always. ~ Swami Satchidananda

Wholesome virtuous behavior progressively leads to the foremost.~ Buddha AN 10.1

If you do right, irrespective of what the other does, it will slow down the (turbulent) mind. ~ Rajini Menon
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Old 07-01-2018, 01:56 PM
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Everybody is glad to be. But few know the fullness of it.
You come to know by dwelling in your mind on 'I am', 'I know', 'I love' ā€”
with the will of reaching the deepest meaning of these words.

*I'll text in Navy Blue when I'm speaking as a Mod. :)

Prepare yourself for the coming astral journey of death by daily riding in the balloon of God-perception.
Through delusion you are perceiving yourself as a bundle of flesh and bones, which at best is a nest of troubles.
Meditate unceasingly, that you may quickly behold yourself as the Infinite Essence, free from every form of misery. ~Paramahansa's Guru's Guru

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Old 09-01-2018, 09:06 PM
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'Attention is essential, obviously, absolutely essential for awakening, and for liberation. That's why most of the classical teachings include the practice of stillness, physical stillness - not rigid, controlled stillness, but open, relaxed stillness - as a prerequisite for transformation. In stillness the energy can really begin to channel and move, and gradually it can dissolve the blocks in the system.' - Jon Bernie
What is your experience right now, in this moment?
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Old 14-01-2018, 05:17 AM
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"Since all things are naked, clear, and free from obscurations, there is nothing to attain or realise. The everyday practice is simply to develop a complete acceptance and openness to all situations and emotions. And to all people – experiencing everything totally without reservations and blockages, so that one never withdraws or centralises onto oneself.” -Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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Old 14-01-2018, 05:36 AM
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Make yourself familiar with the angels and behold them frequently in spirit; for without being seen, they are present with you.
- St. Francis De Sales
ā€œIā€™d rather suffer for the world then watch the world suffer.ā€
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Old 14-01-2018, 06:15 AM
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The real question is not whether life exists after death,
The real question is whether you're alive before death.

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Old 22-01-2018, 10:43 AM
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If you think you are enlightened, go spend a week with your family.
Ram Dass
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Old 22-01-2018, 06:54 PM
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Yeah, love that one!

Originally Posted by catsquotl
If you think you are enlightened, go spend a week with your family.
Ram Dass
"Dare to be naive"... R. B. Fuller

"My education has been of my biggest impediments to my learning"...A. Einstein

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool."...R Feynman
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Old 22-01-2018, 07:02 PM
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Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy. ~ Leo Buscaglia
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